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ICE Residency at Boston Conservatory

  • Boston Conservatory 8 Fenway Boston, MA, 02215 United States (map)

ICE's members will perform chamber pieces from around the world as well as work with  performance and composition students in a masterclass setting. Under the directions of the International Contemporary Ensemble, the students of Boston Conservatory will explore the evolution of contemporary chamber music performance in the 21st century.

International Contemporary Ensemble

Tony Arnold, voice
Jacob Greenberg, piano
Campbell MacDonald, clarinet
Jennifer Curtis, violin
Daniel Lippel, guitar

Program of Activities
*All Events at Seully Hall, Boston Conservatory

March 4th
8 PM - Opening Concert

Barbara Kolb: Umbrian Colors (1986) for guitar and violin
György Kurtág: Requiem for the Beloved, op. 26 (1986-87) for piano and voice
György Kurtág: Three Pieces for Clarinet and Cimbalom, op. 38 (1996) for clarinet and piano
Felipe Lara: Prisma (2006) for violin and piano

Felipe Lara: Postcard (2008) for clarinet and violin
Sergio Kafejian: In Harmonica (2012) for guitar
Carter: Of Challenge and of Love (1994) for piano and voice

March 5th
11 AM - 1 PM Public Master Class, Seully Hall
8 PM - Lecture and Interactive Performance, Seully Hall

March 6th
8 PM - Education Demonstration With Graphic Scores

March 7th
8 PM - Final Event: Collaborations with Music and Drama Divisions of the Boston Conservatory, Seully Hall

Program to include:

Alvin Lucier: CODEX (performed with Boston Conservatory students)

Remainder of program TBA

Project Lead: Jacob Greenberg


ICE’s 2014-15 performances and commissioning activities are made possible by the generous support of The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, The MacArthur Fund for Arts and Culture at the Prince Charitable Trusts, The Robert R. McCormick Foundation, The Booth Ferris Foundation, French American Cultural Exchange, The New York Community Trust, A.N. and Pearl G. Barnett Family Foundation, The Fan Fox and Leslie R. Samuels Foundation, The Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, The Aaron Copland Fund for Music, The Francis Goelet Charitable Lead Trusts, The Amphion Foundation, The Ann and Gordon Getty Foundation, Alice M. Ditson Fund, The Concinnity Fund, The Casement Fund, the BMI Foundation, the Paul R. Judy Center for Applied Research at the Eastman School of Music, a CityArts Grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events, and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, as well as public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, the New York State Council for the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature, and the National Endowment for the Arts. ICE’s international programming is made possible by the Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation, Robert Sterling Clark Foundation, the Brazil Secretariat of Culture, and through the generous support of the American people through the United States Department of State’s Arts Envoy program.